Controls Specialist

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
The Controls Specialist will support the Corporate Real Estate business unit and will be responsible for various accounting and cost-tracking duties, including: drafting and processing purchase orders; reviewing, submitting and tracking vendor invoices and payments; and assisting project managers with the creation and accurate maintenance of project budgets and costing reports. This position reports to the Director, Controls.
Accurately complete and manage financial transactions for the Corporate Real Estate department, including, but not limited to:Vendor purchase order creation and billing accuracy
Assisting with the capital project funding documents
Reviews of open balance and aging reports
Follow up with vendor contacts to establish relationships and address concerns

Assist project managers with project cost tracking Perform monthly reconciliations of incurred costs
Provide supporting financial and accounting information to project managers

Accurately compile monthly reconciliations and budget variance summaries of operational expenditures
Provide proactive updates to the Director of Controls on various projects and tasks
Ensure transactions are completed in a timely manner and all project costs are being actively compiled and tracked
Partner with the Corporate Real Estate team, including Design, Real Estate, Facilities, Corporate FP&A and Corporate Accounting, for the completion of various projects
What do you need?
GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION   Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION Acknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Demonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions.
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICS Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or related profession required and at least 1- 3 years of public or private accounting-related experience. Construction or facilities-related accounting, job costing, and project controls experience desired.
Ability to master technical issues and quickly learn new concepts
Ability to think critically and perform a rigorous self-review to ensure all work product is 100% complete and accurate before moving to the next level of review – must have a drive to get things right the first time by performing precise work or asking the necessary questions/seeking the necessary resources
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and responsibilities while staying organized and in front of all deadlines
Ability to cultivate partnerships with vendors and contractors, ensuring timely resolutions for billing-related issues or concerns
Ability to communicate effectively and proactively with both upper management and teammates in other departments
Ability to work collaboratively with teammates and business partners in other groups, including FP&A, Accounting, Facilities and Operations, Project Management, Legal, Risk Management, etc.
Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office Software, advanced proficiency in Excel desired
Experience and proficiency with SAP and Ariba Purchasing house desired
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.